Matthew Pywell

Wunderhorse on Meat Puppets, Joni Mitchell’s underappreciated technique, and striking out on his own

The solo project of Jacob Slater, formerly the all-guns-blazing frontman of The Dead Pretties, has returned with his own solo project and a wide palette of influences, with an emphasis on narrating stories that carry a greater emotional resonance. His third single, 17, sees him capturing a moment from his adolescence under the gritty hue of indie rock.

Introducing Harrison Whitford… Phoebe Bridgers’ “secret weapon” with an unimpeachable guitar pedigree

His uniquely expressive approach to lead guitar has lit up Bridgers’ critically acclaimed albums, and earned him famous fans from across the music world, but Harrison Whitford’s solo material takes more of a slow-burn approach.